Has modern life made it more difficult to pray with concentration and devotion? Maybe; but great ancient rabbis wrestled with the same problem.
In classical Judaism, does prayer have a mystical influence on events in the world, or is it solely about Jews’ relationship with God—or are both views valid?
I am dying. Why, then, at Sabbath prayer, do I feel compelled to thank the Creator of the Universe for my cancer?
The Jewish tradition of private engagement with God has long been neglected in favor of formalized, communal prayer. It is high time to revive it.
Town of Greece v. Galloway, a case currently before the U.S. Supreme Court, highlights the extent to which the law defines religious terminology and shapes. . .
In the wake of national or personal tragedy, is there a way for Jews to protest divine injustice by “tacking” in prayer?